Adrenaline activities to add to your bucket list

Posted on 22 May 2024 By Nomvelo Masango

The right amount of adrenaline and exhilaration can spice up any vacation. If you are an adrenaline junkie, or are simply someone with an appetite for activities that require a whole lot of courage, a number of exciting experiences stand ready to get your heart pumping.

Paragliding, Cape Town Image credit: Leya. A

Here are some adrenaline activities worth adding to your bucket list:

The world’s highest bungee jump

Keen to try out the world’s highest bungee jump? With a staggering height of 233m, the Macau Tower which is located outside Hong Kong offers an incredible experience for thrill seekers. Undoubtedly, the bungee jump is a perfect and exhilarating way to step out of your comfort zone. As such, it is worthy of a spot on the bucket list of any adrenaline junkie.


(Picture: Getaway Gallery)

Paragliding offers an adrenaline experience like no other. In South Africa, it presents the opportunity to admire scenic landscapes as you glide through the air. You can expect to see natural beauty in all its splendour through gorgeous mountain ranges, farmlands and coastlines.

When travelling internationally, a number of destinations also offer unforgettable and breathtaking paragliding experiences. These include Mexico, Nepal, Greece and Turkey.

Wing walking in the United Kingdom

Although wing walking may not be for the faint-hearted, it can be quite an exciting and fulfilling experience. Yes, you can actually walk on the wing of a flying plane! The sport can be enjoyed at a number of destinations worldwide, and the United Kingdom is one worth adding to your bucket list. Concerned about your safety? Worry not. You will be carefully strapped into a safe and specially designed harness before the plane takes off.



(Picture: Mother City Skydiving)

No bucket list is complete without a memorable skydiving experience. When journeying across the world, you can find a number of epic destinations which provide exhilarating and memorable skydiving experiences. After all, there’s more to the sport than the basic thrill of a free fall. Some destinations to consider include Cape Town, Dubai, Belgium and the popular Mount Everest.

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